Ordinary streets

Australia, 1986

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

The second part of a trilogy on contemporary issues in public housing. The film examines the complexities of urban planning and the processes by which decisions are taken focussing on the William Angliss Project in Footscray, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. Uses archival footage, aerial shots and stills.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

producer/director

Eddie Moses

production company

Film Victoria

Kestrel Films (Australia)

Duration

00:31:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323926

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Footscray (Vic.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planners

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urban renewal

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urbanization - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urban renewal

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing - Australia

History → History

History → Victoria - History

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Places → Footscray (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/78545--ordinary-streets/ |title=Ordinary streets |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=20 April 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}